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News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-2535, media@k-state.edu
Note to editors: If a county or state is not listed, there were no students earning degrees or honors from that area. If a Manhattan area address was given as a permanent address, the student will be listed in the permanent address county and also in the county for the high school of record.

Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

K-STATE AWARDS 2010 SUMMER DEGREES, GRADUATION HONORS

MANHATTAN -- Nearly 550 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this summer, with 28 students earning graduation honors for their outstanding academic work.

Degrees earned include nearly 300 bachelor's degrees, nearly 200 master's degrees, more than 35 doctoral degrees and several associate degrees. Some students earned multiple degrees.

Six students graduated summa cum laude, K-State's top graduation honor. Ten students graduated magna cum laude and 12 graduated cum laude. Summa cum laude graduates earned a 3.95 or higher cumulative academic average at K-State. Students qualify for magna cum laude with an average of 3.85 to 3.949, and students with averages of 3.75 to 3.849 graduate cum laude.

Summer 2010 graduates had the option of participating in K-State's May 2010 commencement ceremony or fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 10-11.

K-State students earning degrees and students earning graduation honors include:

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SUMMER 2010 GRADUATES

JACKSON COUNTY

Hoyt: Darin Alan Tuck, master of arts in history

Mayetta: Keith Alan Croze, bachelor of science

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY

Ozawkie: Molly Irene Bostwick, bachelor of science in education

Editor's note: The students listed below gave an out-of-county permanent address. These students are listed by high school to get the news to their hometown newspapers.

Jefferson County North High School: Joseph H. Huss, bachelor of arts

 

JOHNSON COUNTY

De Soto: Sarah Anne Rouse, bachelor of science in education

Fairway: Jane Elizabeth Saragusa, bachelor of science in apparel and textiles

Leawood: Dean William Bergmann, bachelor of science in family studies and human services; Kristen Marie Markley, bachelor of science; Jonathan Bond Nee, bachelor of science in business administration; Garrett Wendell Parker, bachelor of science in construction science and management; Emily Elaine Spikes, bachelor of science in food science and industry

Lenexa: Pamela Sutton Brill, bachelor of science in dietetics; Anna Michelle Chernoff, bachelor of science in apparel and textiles; Kevin Eugene Heikes, master of agribusiness; Charles Francis Hill, bachelor of science in construction science and management; Mackinsey Jo Hudson, cum laude with a bachelor of science; Elizabeth Christine La Rue, magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in dietetics; Kevin Daniel Makin, bachelor of science in family studies and human services; Kyle Stephen Reynolds, bachelor of science in business administration; Karen Elizabeth Schutter, master of accountancy; Laura Marie Taylor, bachelor of science in family studies and human services

Merriam: Adam Heath Love, bachelor of science

Olathe: Chase Lane Bollig, bachelor of science; Bretton Stephens Buehler, bachelor of science in business administration; Daniel James Cowan, bachelor of science; Gregory Eugene Dean, bachelor of science in business administration; Jason Alan Decker, bachelor of science in business administration; Jennifer Marie Funk, master of science in curriculum and instruction; Sarah Louise Gamber, bachelor of science in apparel and textiles; Andrew Michael Guenther, bachelor of science; Jason Patrick Joyce, bachelor of science; Jared Todd Kane, bachelor of arts; William Scott Kimsey, bachelor of science; Whitney Danielle Schreck, bachelor of science in family studies and human services; John T. Stauffer, master of science in mechanical engineering; Lisa Lee Anne Stauffer, bachelor of science in apparel and textiles; Summer L. Steeples, master of science in grain science; Anthony Robert Testa, bachelor of science

Overland Park: Cassandra Morrow Banka, master of science in curriculum and instruction; Meghan Elizabeth Burrow, bachelor of arts; Claire McCaslin Cody, bachelor of science in dietetics; Sarah Elizabeth Dula, bachelor of science; Cecilia Lynn Haney, bachelor of science; Carolyn Joyce Harrison, bachelor of arts; Brett William Hartin, master of arts in English; Lyndsay Heidebrecht, bachelor of fine arts; Craig Hickman, master of science in mechanical engineering; Christine Rosemary Kolich, bachelor of arts; Kevan Scott Lair, bachelor of science; Amanda Rose Lamping, bachelor of science in family studies and human services; Jason Eugene Lavely, bachelor of science; Christopher Paul Morrill, bachelor of science in business administration; Timothy Allen Specht, bachelor of arts; Kelsey Elizabeth Tyler, bachelor of arts; Rachael Ann Williams, bachelor of science in family studies and human services; Ronnie Lynn Williams, master of science in civil engineering

Prairie Village: Sarah Catherine Butler, cum laude with a bachelor of science in bakery science and management; Sara Louise Manco, bachelor of arts

Roeland Park: Candace Leann Bailey, master of music

Shawnee: Douglas Grant Bodenhamer, bachelor of arts; Amanda L. Cashman, master of science in geology; Jon Christopher Lytle, bachelor of science in agriculture; Penny L. Massing, master of science in curriculum and instruction; Ryan Albert Preston, bachelor of science in computer science; Jared Mathis Schnefke, cum laude with a bachelor of science in business administration; Joel Raymond Schonberger, master of science in electrical engineering; Kathleen Scopel, master of science in academic advising; Allison Leah Smith, bachelor of science; Serenia Michelle Stegner, master of science in food science; Sabrina Michele Urquhart, bachelor of arts

Stilwell: Emory Christian Dease, master of music; Brock A Dercher, bachelor of science; Jamie Lauren Nutt, bachelor of science

Westwood: Alison Christine Klem, bachelor of science

Editor's note: The students listed below gave an out-of-county permanent address. These students are listed by high school to get the news to their hometown newspapers.

Bishop Miege High School: Greg Anthony Hawkins, master of science in mechanical engineering

Blue Valley High School: Steve Gilbertson, doctor of philosophy in physics; Brian Patrick Tolle, cum laude with a bachelor of science

Blue Valley North High School: Ryan Andrew Bruce, master of arts in theater; Aaron Thomas Hickey, bachelor of arts

Olathe Northwest High School: Brandon Arthur Kniffin, bachelor of science in business administration

Olathe South High School: Chad Alexander Johnson, bachelor of science in business administration

Shawnee Mission North High School: James N Walker, bachelor of science in construction science and management

Shawnee Mission Northwest High School: Casey Jane Finnell, master of science in counseling and student development; Charles Justin May, bachelor of science in business administration

Spring Hill High School: Katelyn Cooper Fox, bachelor of science in family studies and human services